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[Orgmode] Re: Archiving

From: J. David Boyd
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: Archiving
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 15:03:30 -0400
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Bernt Hansen <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (J. David Boyd) writes:
>> I've read all the archiving information, and I _think_ that I understand
>> it, bu there is my question.
>> I would like to put archived entries into a file, but keep the headlines
>> that existed when they were 'live', so that when I show them in the
>> clock, they line up under the parents that owned them.  That way I can
>> see how much total time I have spent on certain projects, and just by
>> changing the 'agenda-with-archives' to something else, _not_ see them if
>> I don't want to.
>> Is this possible?   Does some guru know how to do this?
> I don't know of an automatic way to do this but I have this manually set
> up in my org-files.
> I keep level 1 headings as categories/topics and archive level 2
> subtrees only.
> Each of the level 1 headings has a property that defines where the
> archived items should go - so they end up in the same tree structure in
> the archive file.
> ,----
> | * Appointments
> |   :CATEGORY: Appt
> |   :ARCHIVE:  %s_archive::* Appointments
> |   :END:      
> |   ...
> | * Miscellaneous
> |   :CATEGORY: todo
> |   :ARCHIVE: %s_archive::* Miscellaneous
> |   :END:
> `----
> Regards,
> Bernt

That would work, but _way_ more work than I would like to do....   I
just want a clean, hide 'em, but keep track of 'em, kind of structure.

Thanks for the info though, maybe I can write a perl script to run that
can go in and modify my .org files to create that....


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